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APRIL 2021

All of the planets are still moving in direct motion. This won’t happen again until February of 2022. Take advantage of this special time period and move yourself, your projects , and your spiritual life forward while there are no obstacles in the way. Pluto turns retrograde on April 27 at 26 degrees of Capricorn.

 April 1 – Moon in Sagittarius. Start the month with energy and good spirits. Think of unusual pranks to play, as long as they are kind. You hear the call of faraway places and want to go right now. Substitute a new course of study for a trip to exotic lands. Learn a language in preparation for when travel opens up again. Patience is in short supply today.

 April 2 – Moon in Sagittarius. Have an adventure today and save the serious work for the weekend days when you’ll have better concentration. Go on a mini-pilgrimage to a place that feels holy to you. Meditate outdoors in a special place. You can test your luck today – buy a lottery ticket, send in a proposal, ask for a raise.

 April 3 – Moon in Capricorn. Work on the important projects. It’s Mercury’s last day in Pisces so make use of his intuitive gifts as you figure out how to turn your ideas into a useable form. Set new goals for the next few months, then make a schedule of how to achieve them. Take charge of helping family members who need some direction.

 April 4 – Moon in Capricorn. Organize the gardening equipment and see what needs to be replaced. Make a plan for what you want to plant and then set up a schedule so you know when to plant. (Scan this column for the fertile Moons.) Try to avoid conflict between doing what you want and taking care of your responsibilities. Work on your taxes if you haven’t started.

 April 5 – Moon VC Capricorn, enters Aquarius 9:04 am. It’s a day to think big. Extend your vision to encompass all the big community issues that have been bothering you. See where you can get involved in local politics. Join a group that is working for something you believe in and where you feel you can make a difference. Feed your mind with something original tonight – stream an unusual show or read science fiction.

 April 6 – Moon in Aquarius. It’s a good day for networking, brainstorming, and accessing the power of many minds. Work on your writing projects using the detachment that this Moon provides. You can think of new ideas and new ways to communicate the old ones. Do tomorrow’s important work so you can run on idle during the VC day.

 April 7 – Moon VC Aquarius, enters Pisces 4:30 pm. The Moon is void-of-course most of the day making it a good time for daydreaming, imagining, constructing theories in your mind. Create your ideal world. Look over your old electronic equipment and see what you can throw away. Make a mental note of what you wish for. Do your emails and phone calls tonight.

 April 8 – Moon in Pisces. Catch up on yesterday’s work as best you can. Your right brain is stronger today making it hard to proceed in a straight line. It’s a day for creating, not editing. Plant a fruit tree or berry bushes if you can. Do random acts of kindness and give generously to those in need. Take time to float in the other world.

 April 9 – Moon in Pisces, VC 7:48 pm. Your body sent you messages in your dreams about how to heal a longstanding physical, mental, or spiritual wound. Try to remember them when you wake up. It will be hard to finish anything so stick to short tasks. Listen to your intuition and not to what people tell you. Don’t care if what you know doesn’t make sense to them. Do the planting you were going to do this weekend today.

 April 10 – Moon in Aries. This is a barren Moon so forget about gardening this weekend. It’s a lucky day if you do what you want to do. Follow your heart when  you make your decisions and things will go well. You need freedom to be independent so you can follow your whims. Tonight is the dark of the Moon, a perfect time to act on the healing messages you receive in your dreams.

 April 11 – Moon in Aries. Today’s new Moon is one of the best times of the year for starting fresh enterprises and putting plans into action. This Moon stimulates your self-will and gives you courage to charge ahead. Stay on the correct side of bully/assertion, self and selfish. It’s a passionate day when you want to watch your temper.

 April 12 – Moon in Aries, VC 8:06 am until 1:44 pm when it enters Taurus. Keep up with your plans to create a healthier you. Push yourself to surpass your personal best when you exercise. Make it a point of honor to stay strong and fit. Let go of the negativity from the past year and vow to make this a terrific Spring. Visit local nurseries and splurge on new plants and seeds.

 April 13 – Moon in Taurus. You get flashes of insight about how your life can be more pleasant and then can figure out how to make it happen. Shop for the beautiful things you want. Live for the moment but stay within your budget. Indulge in the foods you should only eat in limited quantities – it’s hard to resist chocolate today. Try new healthy recipes as a counterpoint.

 April 14 – Moon in Taurus, VC 8 pm. Venus enters Taurus to day to enhance your sensuality. It’s a fertile day to plant all kinds of seeds – literal and metaphorical. Look over your finances and see how you can make them grow without risk. You can spot the good investments. Slow down and appreciate nature’s beauty as she comes back to life.

 April 15 – Moon in Gemini. The Sun and Jupiter give you opportunities for growth. Go through the day knowing that Lady Luck is on your side. Take a leap of faith as you listen to your ideas. Make your decisions based on what you want your future to be, not on what you’ve done in the past. Show your writing, YouTube videos, and proposals to a bigger audience.

 April 16 – Moon in Gemini. The Sun and Pluto square off and force you to assert your independence. You encounter situations which show you that you need to break the rules and do things your own way. Figure out what in your life is used up and over with and then let go of it. You need. the space so that you can evolve to the next step on your path.

 April 17 – Moon in Gemini, VC from 11:03 am until 3:25 pm when it enters Cancer. Hold off on planting until tomorrow. This is a day for communicating your thoughts, theories, and opinions. You mind is overwhelmed by new ideas and things you need to say so you need to find people to talk to. If you are alone, it’s a great time to write. Have the emotional talks tonight.

 April 18 – Moon in Cancer. Today and tomorrow are the best planting days of the month. Stay home and nurture your garden, your family, and your pets. Feed everyone by cooking your favorite foods. The Sun and Mercury join tonight to inject you with plans and visons for new projects. They help you set new intentions and find new purpose for your life.

 April 19 – Moon in Cancer, VC 8:03 pm. The Sun enters Taurus at 4:33 pm. Mercury also enters Taurus. Breathe deeply, slow down and value the beauty of the Earth. This is a fertile time when your thumb turns green. Make the most of it. Ride the currents of changing emotions and waves of intuition as you go through the day.

 April 20 – Moon in Leo. You, and everyone else, are stubborn today. You don’t want to change your mind or preferences. That’s okay as long as you keep it personal and don’t try to influence anyone else. Let your creative side out to play. Let your originality come through as you express yourself. Be a shining example for others. Have fun.

 April 21 – Moon in Leo. Focus on yourself and what you want. You will be loving and generous so a bit of self-centered activity can be good for you. Stay in your heart when stress arises. Keep a cheerful attitude when you are blown off course and must let go of how you thought it should be. Act with kindness when you need to make a choice.

 April 22 – Moon in Leo, VC from 8:05 am until 9:08 am when it enters Virgo. You will feel as if your feet have finally hit the ground. Take care of business in the most practical way.  Tidy up all the loose ends that have been bugging you. Venus and Uranus meet to offer you a brief but sensuous encounter with another or with an object of desire. Enjoy, but don’t attach.

 April 23 – Moon in Virgo. This is a productive day. You’ll take the slow and steady route and get things done to perfection. Mars enters Cancer where he loses some energy but can help you be more nurturing and healing. He gives you a good few weeks to focus your energy on fixing things around the home. Make lists of what you want to repair on all facets of your life.

 April 24 – Moon VC Virgo, enters Libra 12:06 pm. Do the cleaning up chores in the morning. See friends in the afternoon. Buy flowers to plant. Visit home decoration and clothing stores. Have tea at an outside café. You need to change your mind as you change your routine. Don’t get stuck in the past, try new foods, pleasures, and loves.

 April 25 – Moon in Libra. It’s a day for social activities. If you can’t get out, have an online party. Your sensual side is in conflict with your mental discipline making it hard to stick to a diet, exercise, or give up certain decadent satisfactions. Strike a balance between indulgence and being too strict. You can have important one-on-one discussions to rebalance your relationship.

 April 26 – Moon in Libra, VC from 8:40 am until 12:18 pm when it enters Scorpio. Tonight’s full Moon calls forth a meditation on detachment and peace of mind . It is a celebration of the birth of Buddha and his teachings. Let go of whatever is causing your angst and see how it is comes from your  attachment to form. Feed and nurture those in need of caring and compassion.

 April 27 – Moon in Scorpio. Pluto turns retrograde today. There’s been a long stretch with all planets in direct motion and today is the day that changes. Err towards the side of caution as Pluto causes eruptions and disruptions when he changes direction. It’s a great day to do clean out your emotional clutter. You will see what needs to go and what is still valuable.

 April 28 – Moon in Scorpio, VC from 8:31 am until 11:42 am when it enters Sagittarius. You’ll be picking up pieces and seeing what can be glued back together and what goes into the trash. Try your best to stick to what needs to be done even though you want to be out and about. Find time when you can be, and feel, free.

 April 29 – Moon in Sagittarius. It’s a big picture day making it the day to extend the boundaries of what you think is possible. Find your next adventure and think of how to make happen. You are enthusiastic and can sell your work and promote your projects. Get outside and run, hike, bike, or skate your way into new areas. Stimulate both body and your mind.

 April 30 – Moon in Sagittarius, VC from 9:27 am until 12:16 pm when it enters Capricorn. The Sun and Uranus have their annual meeting and have fun shaking things up. Don’t expect anything to go as planned. Be open to new career opportunities. Be ready to say yes and jump on the invitation. You’ll feel torn between working late and having a nice dinner at home.